Wild Northerner Magazine Spring 2018 - Page 55

Recipe

HOOK - PARTRIDGE ATTITUDE EXTRA 2/0

THREAD, VEEVUS POWER 240 WHITE

BODY- UV POLAR CHENILLE

TAIL – ANGEL HAIR ICE BLUE

UNDER WING - ANGEL HAIR PEARL BLUE

TOPPING- ANGEL HAIR POLAR ICE

WING TOPPING- ANGEL HAIR BAITFISH

HEAD – FISH SKULL MED

The WHALESBACK shiner

Step 4

Add fish skull or similar and finish

STEP 3

Tie in under wing, over wing (shown) and finally the topping fibres in the same fashion as step 1

STEP 2

Add a few wraps of UV polar fibre

STEP 1

Tie a good layer of thread down the shank. Tie the tailing fibres to extend a hook length out the end then as shown fold over the forward-facing end and tie down. Tease out the fibres to taper the shape.